Country Seychelles
Year 2011
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms, Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Family Squad Unit based at the Central Police Station offers some specialized services for cases involving child abuse and domestic violence by advising the prosecutors on how to handle these cases on a case by case basis. However, in response to human resources shortages, this unit is no longer solely dedicated to family issues.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Seychelles to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011